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Photo Shelby O'Neil
Photo Shelby O'Neil

From Bar Harbor to the Bayou [PHOTOS]

I have known Shelby O'Neil since she was a 9th grader at MDI High School. She is entering her final year at Maine Maritime Academy and serving on the Dauphin Island in the Gulf of Mexico. She's agreed to be our special correspondent while serving there this summer! Look for her photos and stories!

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Photo MyWildlifeVideos via You Tube
Photo MyWildlifeVideos via You Tube

Puffin or Chainsaw? [VIDEO]

I have been out on the Bar Harbor Whale Watch's Puffin and Whales Tour, and it's incredible! To see something as large as a whale breaching around you, and to see something as tiny and cute as a puffin just off the coast of Maine is breathtaking.

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Photo West Jet via You Tube
Photo West Jet via You Tube

West Jet Father’s Day Surprise [VIDEO]

If I lived in Canada, there's no question I would fly West Jet. They are a company I admire and they produce some great videos at Christmas, April Fool's Day and Father's Day! They use social media the right way! Check out this year's Father's Day video, and you'll need a tissue, I'm just warning you!

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Twitter via Flaskbak.com

Dating Has Changed A Lot Since This Personals Ad In Maine From The 1800’s

"I'm so sick of online dating!" There's a good chance you've heard that phrase or something similar from someone surrounding your life. Social media and dating sites/apps have changed the way modern dating works and how people meet in hopes of finding love...

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Amanda McDonald, Townsquare Media
Amanda McDonald, Townsquare Media

Maine’s Most Haunted Hikes To Do This Summer

With its eerie silence and unknown critters hiding among the greenery, the Maine woods is a scary place sometimes. Go on these spooky hikes if you dare!

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Brayden Gero
Little League, Facebook

Inspiring Little Leaguer With Down Syndrome Strikes Out Batter to End Game

This is why little kids playing baseball is so special.

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Photo Jennifer Mark
Photo Jennifer Mark

Free Movies in Northeast Harbor

Northeast Harbor was the 1st community on the Island to offer free movies in the summer. Here's the list of free movies being offered in 2017. Movies are shown beginning at dusk, at the Marina in Northeast Harbor on Thursday nights. Pack your blankets, lawn chairs, snacks and don't forget the bug spray!

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Kevin Scruggs, YouTube

Dad’s Sweet ‘First Day of School’ Video for Daughter Will Melt your Icy Heart

This father found a touching way to celebrate his daughter's high school graduation.

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Photo Jenny Rogers
Photo Jenny Rogers

MDIHS Class of ’17 [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]

Mount Desert Island High School held their graduation on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2 PM in Bernard Parady Gymnasium.

Principal Matt Haney spoke. He then introduced Sarah Soucek and Lydia DaCorte from the Class of 2017 who introduced Michael Remy, one of Music Teachers at MDI High School who was selected by the Class of 2017 to speak.

Emma Forthofer was one of the Student Speakers

Mary Paola was the other Student Speaker.

 

Presenting the MDI High School Class of 2017

Graduates included...

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RIP Adam West Batman
ABC

Adam West, TV’s ‘Batman,’ Dies at 88

We’ve lost one of comic and TV culture’s most enduring favorites, as original Batman star Adam West has passed away. The smooth-voiced star became iconic for his portrayal of the ‘60s Caped Crusader, earning a place in the pop culture pantheon over the decades.

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